CloudForecast Celebrates Giving Tuesday!
For the 3rd year in a row, CloudForecast will donate a portion of our revenues to five 501(c)(3) non-profits for Giving Tuesday!
You can check out our past Giving Tuesdays here:
Life’s too short to only think about ourselves. Despite how challenging growing a bootstrapped startup can be, nothing is as challenging as growing up in an underserved community and not having the same opportunities as others.
We want CloudForecast’s purpose to not only be about helping our customers, but we also wish to have our purpose and values be about making an impact in our local communities with our time and money. Giving back and helping others gives us the most fulfillment as a company.
Below are the non-profits that were hand-picked by our team and their mission statement from their website:
The League of Amazing Programmers – Picked by Francois
Igniting Young Minds Through Coding
At The League of Amazing Programmers, we prepare kids for the science and technology careers of the 21st century through a 10-level program of weekly classes up to industry certification.
The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers is a San Diego-based nonprofit organization that teaches coding to kids and teens in 5th-12th grade.
We take students through 8 levels of mastery – from beginner to being a job-ready, certified programmers!
Techqueria – Picked by Fernando
Techqueria is a nonprofit that serves the largest global community of Latinx professionals in tech.
Incorporated as a 501(c)(3) on March 1st, 2019, Techqueria’s mission is to empower Latinx professionals with the resources and support that they need to further their careers and become leaders in the tech industry.
Techqueria has 18,000+ members and allies in their network and their online Slack community has 12,000+ members with nearly a quarter engaging on a weekly basis. To date the majority of our members have found themselves at a point in their careers where they are looking for growth opportunities through our community and a sense of belonging. As an organization, we make it our goal to serve all tech professionals throughout their career growth by offering community to all members, from marketing professionals to engineers. We are particularly interested in elevating the voices of these professionals to leadership roles within the tech space.
We empower Latinx leaders in tech nationally through support of local chapter initiatives, as well as digital members spread across the United States. We support career mentorships, development seminars and talks, as well as opportunities for tech professionals in similar careers to meet and share ideas and leverage each other’s expertise to solve problems.
Laboratoria & Parker Institute – Picked by Arturo
Together, we are transforming Latin America’s tech sector and the lives of thousands of women in the region.
Due to deep-rooted gender stereotypes and socio-economic barriers, women in Latin America face obstacles that affect their educational and professional experiences. This causes women to be underrepresented in the workforce, especially in the tech sector, which creates a cost for women, economies, and society as a whole.
The digital economy is growing in Latin America, but to advance at scale and transform our economies and the gender gap, it is in desperate need of talent, particularly female talent. Laboratoria is a growing community with the power to transform the lives of women, the tech sector, and the economies of Latin America and beyond
Our mission is to accelerate the development of breakthrough immune therapies to turn all cancers into curable diseases.
For decades, entrenched infrastructure barriers have slowed progress in the fight against cancer and the development of potent immunotherapies. The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy breaks down these barriers and focuses fully on this durable and promising treatment. The result is groundbreaking new research and an intellectual property model that builds collaboration between researchers, nonprofits and industry all working together to get treatments to patients faster.
Code Your Dreams – Picked by Tony
Diverse Voices, Tech Skills, and Social Justice – Our mission is to build the next generation of diverse and community-minded leaders in technology.
We believe that access to technology education should be a human right. We’re building a world where everyone can create far-reaching change with technology.
We do this by equipping K-12 and adult students with the skills and resources to innovate technology solutions for our world.
Tony is a co-founder of CloudForecast and runs all the business operations: customer success, support, marketing and sales.
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